Tourism WA – Major Events Funding

Tourism WA – Major Events Funding

Grants - Open grants, WA Grants

The Tourism WA major event funding grant is currently ongoing.


Tourism WA grants aims to sponsor a range of major sporting, arts, cultural and culinary events in WA for locals and visitors to enjoy.

Events at Tourism WA are allocated a maximum level of funding each year. If their event matches the criteria, but there are insufficient funds, they will be advised of that. In those cases, if funds become available, then the analysis for their event’s suitability for funding will continue.

Applications must be submitted 12 months before the date of the event

Who Can Apply?

Eligible applicants for Tourism WA grants include event holders wishing to put on a major event for locals and visitors. These can include federations, authorities, corporations and individuals with requests for event funding.

Main Assessment Criteria

The main assessment criteria for Tourism WA grants include:
– Economic impact
– Media impact
– Event frequency
– Private sector investment
– Funding
– Tourism activity
– Prestige
– Brand
– A developmental approach
– Community involvement
– Risk
– Diversifies events calendar
– Other criteria
a) Does the event build equity in WA?
b) Is the event WA owned?
c) Is the event exclusive to WA?
d) Can the event be managed in WA?

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